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The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library

The Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, established in 1788, is one of the world's premier research collections in the history of medicine. The unique holdings of the Library include over 400 incunables, an extensive collection of manuscripts and archives, and a comprehensive collection of 19th and early 20th-century medical journals. The College Library is a Principal Contributor to the Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among s...



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First of two volumes of the Thomas J. Shivers notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania collection (MSS 2/185). Lecturers include John Syng Dorsey on materia medica and Nathaniel Chapman on practice of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 1817.The bulk concern Dorsey’s lectures (nos. 1-25 in vol. 1 and 26-45 in vol. 2).After discussion of nutrition and disease, Dorsey describes medications and their uses according to arrangement of emetics, cathartics, diuretics,...
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853,...
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Merged with: Cleveland journal of medicine to form: Cleveland medical journal
Topic: Medicine
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by Medical Society of Virginia, 1918-1976.
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The official journal of the Medical Society of Virginia, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Virginia.
Student notes on lectures of Nathaniel Chapman taken by John H. Brown at the University of Pennsylvania’s Dept. of Medicine, summer and fall, 1835. Lectures on practice of medicine consider diseases examined by symptoms, causes, diagnosis, prognosis, pathology, and treatment.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Chapman, Nathaniel, Medicine --...
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by Southern Surgical and Gynecological Association (U.S.)
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Vols. 1 (1887)-50 (1937). (Includes index to the journal under its later title)
Topics: General Surgery, Gynecology
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The official journal of the Medical Society of Virginia, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements. Constitutes v. 23-44, no. 18 of Virginia medical monthly
Topics: Medicine, Periodicals, Virginia
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by Medical Society of Virginia, 1918-1976.
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The official journal of the Medical Society of Virginia, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Virginia.
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by State Medical Society of Wisconsin
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The official journal of the Wisconsin Medical Society featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1903 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Wisconsin (State), History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
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by Colorado Medical Society
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The official journal of the Colorado Medical Society, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah
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by Colorado Medical Society
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The official journal of the Colorado Medical Society, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Colorado, Montana, New...
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Description based on surrogate of: Vol. 30, no. 7 (Jan. 1915); title from cover
Topic: Medicine
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by Texas Medical Association
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The official journal of the Texas Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Texas.
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by Texas Medical Association
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The official journal of the Texas Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Texas.
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by Ball, James Moores, 1863-1929
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Title varies slightly
Topics: Tri-State Medical Society, Medicine
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by College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Supplements accompany some issues
Topic: Medicine
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Formed by the union of: Medical examiner, with: Chicago medical journal, assuming the volume numbering of the latter with Sept., 1875
Topic: Medicine
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Continued by: Medical examiner
Topic: Medicine
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by Massachusetts Association of Boards of Health
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Continued by: American journal of public hygiene and Journal of the Massachusetts Association of Boards of Health
Topics: Public Health, Societies, Medical, Periodicals
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by Oklahoma State Medical Association
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The official journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Oklahoma, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
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by Arkansas Medical Society
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The official journal of the Arkansas Medical Society, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Arkansas.
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by Northwest Medical Publication Association; Washington Medical Library Association
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The official journal of the Northwest Medical Publication Association and the Washington Medical Library Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Pacific Northwest, Oregon,...
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by State Medical Society of Wisconsin
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The official journal of the Wisconsin Medical Society featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1903 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Wisconsin (State), History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
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by Texas Medical Association
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The official journal of the Texas Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Texas.
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by Texas Medical Association
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The official journal of the Texas Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Texas.
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by West Virginia State Medical Association
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The official journal of the West Virginia State Medical Association featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1906 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, West Virginia, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
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by West Virginia State Medical Association
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The official journal of the West Virginia State Medical Association featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1906 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, West Virginia, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
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by West Virginia State Medical Association
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The official journal of the West Virginia State Medical Association featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1906 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, West Virginia, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
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by West Virginia State Medical Association
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The official journal of the West Virginia State Medical Association featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1906 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, West Virginia, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
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by Medical Society of the County of Albany (N.Y.); Albany Medical College. Alumni Association
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Description based on: Vol. 7, no. 9 (Sept. 1886)
Topic: Medicine
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Suspended publication Dec. 1888-June 1899
Topic: Medicine
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Suspended publication Dec. 1888-June 1899
Topic: Medicine
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Description based on surrogate of: Vol. 30, no. 7 (Jan. 1915); title from cover
Topic: Medicine
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Description based on surrogate of: Vol. 30, no. 7 (Jan. 1915); title from cover
Topic: Medicine
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by Texas Medical Association
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The official journal of the Texas Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Texas.
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by Texas Medical Association
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The official journal of the Texas Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Texas.
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by College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Supplements accompany some issues
Topic: Medicine
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by Homoeopathic Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania
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Description based on first issue; title from t.p
Topic: Homeopathy
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by Homoeopathic Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania
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Description based on first issue; title from t.p
Topic: Homeopathy
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by American Orthopaedic Association
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Vol. 1 contains the Transactions of the 1st-2d Annual meeting; v. 2-15 the Transactions of the 3rd-16th annual meetings
Topics: American Orthopaedic Association, Orthopedics, Orthopedics
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by American Orthopaedic Association
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Vol. 1 contains the Transactions of the 1st-2d Annual meeting; v. 2-15 the Transactions of the 3rd-16th annual meetings
Topics: American Orthopaedic Association, Orthopedics, Orthopedics
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by Pathological Society of Philadelphia (1857- )
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Continues and continued by: Proceedings of the Pathological Society of Philadelphia
Topics: Pathological Society of Philadelphia (1857- ), Medicine, Societies, Medical
Description based on: surrogate of title page for v. 32, 1885
Topic: Medicine
Description based on: surrogate of title page for v. 32, 1885
Topic: Medicine
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Topics: Therapeutics, Drug Therapy
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by State Medical Society of Wisconsin
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The official journal of the Wisconsin Medical Society featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1903 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, Wisconsin (State), History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
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Description based on surrogate of: Vol. 2 (1887)
Topic: Medicine
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by Medical Society of Virginia
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The official journal of the Medical Society of Virginia, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements. Constitutes v. 23-44, no. 18 of Virginia medical monthly
Topics: Medicine, Periodicals, Virginia
Second of two volumes of the Thomas J. Shivers notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania collection (MSS 2/185). Lecturers include John Syng Dorsey on materia medica and Nathaniel Chapman on practice of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 1817.The bulk concern Dorsey’s lectures (nos. 1-25 in vol. 1 and 26-45 in vol. 2).After discussion of nutrition and disease, Dorsey describes medications and their uses according to arrangement of emetics, cathartics, diuretics,...
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853,...
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by Northwest Medical Publication Association; Washington Medical Library Association
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The official journal of the Northwest Medical Publication Association and the Washington Medical Library Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
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by South Carolina Medical Association
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The official journal of the South Carolina Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, South Carolina.
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Description based on surrogate of: Vol. 2 (1887)
Topic: Medicine
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Continues: Cincinnati medical repertory
Topic: Medicine
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by California Eclectic Medical College; Eclectic Medical Society of the State of California
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Issues for 1916-21 called v. 37-42 in continuation of the California medical journal but constitute v. 9-14
Topics: Eclecticism, Historical, Medicine
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by Hartshorne, Henry, 1823-1897
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This folder of items is part of Series IV: Lecture Courses, Subseries 4.4: University of Pennsylvania Auxiliary Faculty of Medicine of the Henry Hartshorne Papers (MSS 2/030). This series contains lecture courses on various subjects principally hygiene at different institutions. Although occasional texts exist for courses at the Academy of Natural Sciences, the Franklin Institute, the Institute for Colored Youth, Pennsylvania College, the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery, and the...
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Hygiene
Continued by: St. Louis courier of medicine
Topic: Medicine
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by Colorado Medical Society
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The official journal of the Colorado Medical Society, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah
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Official organ of the German Medical Societies of New York, Chicago and Cleveland
Topic: Medicine
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by Medical Society of the State of New York (1807- )
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The official journal of the Medical Society of the State of New York, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements. Published from 1901 - 1993.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, New York (State), History, 20th Century
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by Ohio State Medical Association
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The official journal of the Ohio State Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Ohio.
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by Medical Society of Virginia
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The official journal of the Medical Society of Virginia, featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays, and advertisements. Continued by: Virginia medical semi-monthly
Topics: Medicine, Periodicals, Virginia
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by Pathological Society of Philadelphia (1857- )
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Continues and continued by: Proceedings of the Pathological Society of Philadelphia
Topics: Pathological Society of Philadelphia (1857- ), Medicine, Societies, Medical
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by College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Supplements accompany some issues
Topic: Medicine
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by College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Supplements accompany some issues
Topic: Medicine
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by College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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Supplements accompany some issues
Topic: Medicine
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by College of Physicians of Philadelphia
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One volume of notes (254 pages) taken by an unknown student from a course of lectures on materia medica delivered at the University of Pennsylvania by John Redman Coxe, dating from November 1824 to February 1825. Topics include bloodletting, emetics, and pharmaceuticals. Following the lecture notes are a colored illustration of a plant[?] and an index of topics.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Coxe, John Redman, Materia Medica
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by Texas Medical Association
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The official journal of the Texas Medical Association, featuring case studies, original research, reviews, articles, essays, and advertisements.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals, Texas.
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Continues: Cincinnati medical repertory
Topic: Medicine
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Suspended publication Dec. 1888-June 1899
Topic: Medicine
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Suspended publication Dec. 1888-June 1899
Topic: Medicine
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by West Virginia State Medical Association
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The official journal of the West Virginia State Medical Association featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1906 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, West Virginia, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
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by West Virginia State Medical Association
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The official journal of the West Virginia State Medical Association featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1906 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, West Virginia, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.
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by West Virginia State Medical Association
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The official journal of the West Virginia State Medical Association featuring case studies, original research, review articles, essays and advertisements, published from 1906 until the present.
Topics: Medicine, periodicals, West Virginia, History, 20th Century, Medicine -- Periodicals.